NASCAR in Montreal

This weekend the NASCAR circus hits Montreal. Not exactly the same as Formula 1, but loud, fast, exciting and – perhaps most importantly – tourist dollar injecting! This year’s event features a large number of Canadian drivers including Jacques Villeneuve, Patrick Carpentier, and Alex Tagliani. While the race will no doubt be hard fought, IContinue reading “NASCAR in Montreal”

Is international media attention good for the Quebec student protesters?

As I write this the sound of a helicopter hovering over Montreal’s downtown area is loud and clear. Once again the student protesters are out but this weekend they have a bigger audience. With the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in town a more international audience is being informed of the plight of the students.Continue reading “Is international media attention good for the Quebec student protesters?”